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Frequently Asked Questions
When is the Gonville & Caius May Ball 2019?
Admission will begin at 20:00 on 18 June 2019. Last entry at 22:30.
How do I buy a ticket?
Tickets are exclusively available online at caiusball.com
Am I guaranteed a ticket?
Sadly, we cannot guarantee tickets for all current Caians or alumni. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. However, we do recommend joining the waiting list in case tickets become available due to cancellations.
Who can buy tickets?
The purchaser and primary ticket holder must be a current member of the University of Cambridge, or an alumnus. The status of current students will be validated by Raven before the purchase of tickets.
How much are tickets?
For all current members of the College, standard tickets are priced at £160 and dining tickets at £200. For alumni, standard tickets are £200 and dining tickets are £240.
How many guests can I purchase tickets for?
Due to high demand, there is a limit of one guest per primary ticket holder.
Is there a waiting list?
There will be a waiting list in the event that the demand for tickets exceeds supply. Any ticket becoming available due to cancellation will be offered to a member of the waiting list. If this ticket offer is not accepted within 24 hours, it will be cancelled and offered to the next member.
How and when should I pay?
Payment will be taken by bankcard at the online ticket checkout with an additional handling fee of £2.50 per ticket.
I can no longer attend the ball – how do I cancel my ticket(s)?
Tickets can be cancelled free of charge and a full refund given up until the 3 March 2019. Thereafter, cancellations are subject to a £50 charge for a refund of the ticket price. From 9 June, tickets are non-refundable. Please note that we are unable to refund the £2.50 booking fee.
Can I change the name on my guest ticket?
Name changes to guest tickets will be free until 22 March, after which they will be charged at £10. From 18 May name changes will be charged at £35. It will not be possible to change the name on a guest ticket from 15 June. Please click here to complete a name change request.
When and where should I pick up tickets?
For your convenience and to reduce unnecessary waste, tickets for the Gonville & Caius May Ball 2019 will be delivered by email on 16 June, a couple of days before the Ball. If you have not received your tickets by 17 June, please contact the ticketing officer using the email below.
Got another question?
Don’t hesitate to contact the ticketing officer, Henry Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org
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